KeyPoint Government Solutions Sr. Data Scientist in Loveland, Colorado

Overview:

KeyPoint Government Solutions is currently seeking candidates for a Data Scientist. Candidates for this opening must be located in Loveland, CO or include a cover letter explaining relocation plans.

The Data Scientist interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to complex machine learning algorithms. This position works directly with project and business leaders to identify analytical requirements. This position will have periodic supervision but needs to demonstrate the ability to work independently and seek out answers to complex problems. The Data Scientist needs to be able to communicate complex statistical analyses to a non-technical audience. This position will be involved in the ongoing development and maintenance of the enterprise data warehouse.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams effectively and drive projects to completion

  • Demonstrate strong interest in statistical research activities and in application of novel methods

  • Must also demonstrate the ability to learn, be proactive and motivated, and consistently focus on detail and execution

  • Ability to manipulate and interpret large amounts of data in a reproducible fashion and demonstrated ability to document processes thoroughly.

  • Ability to organize findings and translate into actionable insights using original or innovative techniques

  • Experience managing statistical consulting projects with people outside the discipline

  • Willingness to research and learn suggested approaches to complex problems and structure data properly for implementation of these methods

  • Create dashboards that communicate relevant data to company executives

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Masters or equivalent degree in Quantitative discipline such as Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or Biology

  • New hire orientation

  • 3+ years of experience in a combination of:

  • Constructing datasets from data warehouses or centralized database for analysis using SQL

  • Building dashboards containing compelling visualizations and data snippets

  • Incorporating Statistical models including, but not limited to, classic Statistical models such as regression, Survival analysis, and functional data analysis to build analyses that address business problems

  • Applying predictive and classification models and evaluating their performance

  • Usage of the tidyverse collection of R packages, R shiny, R markdown, and html

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with technical and non-technical team members

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work on multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines and goals

  • High energy with a strong determination to overcome obstacles and creative, innovative approach to solving problems

  • Highly analytical individual who enjoys working with databases and database tools

  • Experience researching data issues

  • U.S. citizenship (required for federal security clearance)

Tasks The job tasks identified below are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made as appropriate to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Sit for long periods of time, stand, walk, move about the facility, bend, stoop, and climb stairs; demonstrate sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment; reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift to file documents or store materials; lift and move up to 25 pounds; speak and hear sufficiently to communicate in person and over the phone; read words and numbers; maintain visual ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and to adjust focus; work overtime as required; meet expectations for attendance and punctuality; able to pay attention to details; able to concentrate; interact professionally, cooperatively and productively; perform in a manner that prevents errors and omissions; tolerate a constant, moderate noise level; work independently; carry out assignments to completion within parameters of general instructions, prescribed routines and standard practices;successfully manage stressful work situations; meet multiple deadlines consistently.

Federal Background Investigation REQUIRED please read.

The selected candidate for this position must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated government background investigation. This background investigation requires U.S. citizenship and will include an investigation of 10+ years of history including financial, education, employment, medical, residence, and personal records. The cost of this investigation will be paid by KeyPoint.

About KeyPoint Government Solutions:

KeyPoint Government Solutions is an investigative and risk-mitigation services company that delivers advisory, monitoring, compliance and other solutions across a variety of related practice areas. Our primary areas of expertise include background investigations, infrastructure safety and security, emergency management, criminal justice services, fraud investigations and program management. Led by team of highly regarded industry authorities, our workforce of investigators and subject matter experts supports a wide variety of clientele including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and more. Our reputation is consistent with quality, integrity and exceeding both our clients’ and employees’ expectations. KeyPoint Government Solutions has offices in Loveland, CO, Slippery Rock, PA and Fairfax, VA.

KeyPoint Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

KeyPoint Government Solutions offers a generous benefit package including a 401k plan with a company match as well as a competitive time off package that includes paid company holidays, sick and vacation time.

Req No. 2017-7322

Job Locations US-CO-Loveland

Category Other

Type Regular Full-Time